Effects of Early Treadmill Training on Ambulatory Ability in Stroke Patients: Electromyographic and Kinematic Analyses


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Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- between 40 and 75 years old
- first stroke with R't side hemiplegia due to middle cerebral artery occlusion and received acute treatment at NTUH
- being willing to sign an informed consent approved by the Human Subjects Committee of the National Taiwan University Hospital
- able to ambulate independently in parallel bars and having no independent ambulation ability outside parallel bars
Excursion criteria:
- having unstable vital sign, unconsciousness, or obvious cognitive, perception, and language impairment, and couldn't communicate with the experimenters
- having other neurological diseases, or moderate to severe neuromuscular or musculoskeletal or cardiovascular disorders, or disorders from systematic diseases other than stroke